Police arrest 18-year-old on break and enter, voyeurism

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NEW GLASGOW –  New Glasgow Regional Police have arrested and charged an 18-year-old with two counts of break and enter and two counts of voyeurism.

At approximately 3:45 p.m. on Jan. 31, police arrested and charged the New Glasgow man following incidents that took place within the New Glasgow area.

Police received the complaint that on Jan. 29 at approximately 5 a.m. a lone male entered a residence and shortly thereafter entered another residence; the accused immediately fled the area in both cases.

Preliminary investigation has determined that this was not a random act.

The suspect remains in custody and will be appearing in Provincial Court in Pictou on a bail hearing on Feb. 4.

The investigation involves two female victims who were not injured in each of the separate residences.

Anyone with any information on this incident is asked to call the New Glasgow Regional Police at 902 752-1941. If you wish to remain anonymous, please call Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or visit their Secure Web Tips at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca

New Glasgow Regional Police Major Crime Unit continues to investigate.